MicroStrategy Acquires 12,000 More BTC With Convertible Senior Notes Proceeds

The software firm, founded by staunch bitcoin advocate Michael Saylor, now holds 205,000 BTC worth around $14.7 billion

AccessTimeIconMar 11, 2024 at 12:29 p.m. UTC
Updated Mar 11, 2024 at 12:47 p.m. UTC
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MicroStrategy (MSTR) has purchased 12,000 more bitcoin (BTC), mostly funded by the $782 million raised from its recent convertible deft offering.

The software firm, founded by staunch bitcoin advocate Michael Saylor, now holds 205,000 BTC worth around $14.7 billion. MicroStrategy acquired its latest batch of BTC for ~$68,477 per coin, Saylor said in a post on X on Monday. In total, the company acquired the bitcoin for $821.7 million, using the proceeds from the debt raise and excess cash.

MicroStrategy last week announced that it was looking to raise $600 million for the purchase of more bitcoin through the sale of convertible senior notes at an interest rate of 0.625% per annum. The company subsequently increased the target to $700 million.

Edited by Kevin Reynolds.


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